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Balmain East (33.8578°S, 151.1906°E, 22m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Showers 17° 21°
    Chance of rain: 70%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:48am EST 6:14am EST 5:39pm EST 6:05pm EST
    NOW
    16.7° Feels Like: 14.5°
    Relative Humidity: 82%
    Dew: 13.6°
    Wind: WNW 17km/h
    Gust: 20km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1026.7hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Balmain East
    Now
    15.9°c
    Feels Like:
    16.0°
    Wind:
    NW 7km/h
    Gusts:
    9km/h
    Humidity:
    92%
    Showers
     
    17°
    Min
    21°
    Max
    Today in Balmain East
    Mostly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
    Tomorrow
    Showers
    16°
    Min
    24°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning, mostly in the west. High chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Light winds.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Balmain East

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.

    Forecast for Balmain East (33.8578°S, 151.1906°E, 22m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Showers Showers Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny Sunny
    Minimum 17° 16° 16° 13° 12° 13° 14°
    Maximum 21° 24° 25° 21° 22° 25° 25°
    Chance of rain 70% 70% 50% 5% 10% 5% 5%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High High High Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 14
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    Wind direction S ESE NNE N NW W WSW SSW W ESE W E NW ENE
    Relative humidity 72% 66% 78% 73% 56% 40% 49% 42% 60% 49% 65% 54% 65% 51%
    Dew point 14°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 12°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 13°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Balmain East Rain Forecast


    Balmain East 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    May 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Apr 8

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 15 April to 19 April, 26 April to 30 April, and 30 April to 4 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 6 April to 10 April. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 15 April to 19 April, 29 April to 3 May, and 8 May to 12 May.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Balmain East Rain Forecast


    Balmain East 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    2020
    2021
    7
    6
    6
    7
    8
    7
    5
    9
    4
    4
    8
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Mar 9

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout February with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.3. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -2.2 in February. The current outlook suggests slightly warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral autumn, potentially cooling further by the austral winter. Four out of seven international models maintain a slightly warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first half of winter. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, normal for this time of the year. All six international models maintain neutral IOD values through to the austral winter. In terms of precipitation across Australia, the current outlook favours below average rainfall for western, central and southeastern parts of the country. Across NSW and Qld, the outlook is for average-to-above average, mainly across the Qld coasts. This excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones or East Coast Lows. Across the north, the North Australian Monsoon (NAM) has been quiet for most of the wet season, with the current prognosis suggesting below average rainfall for March but above average in April. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter end of autumn/winter. The current consensus, however, suggests that average to above average rainfall is a possibility across northern, western and parts of the inland south east.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Balmain East Rain Forecast


    Balmain East 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    May 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Apr 8

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 15 April to 19 April, 26 April to 30 April, and 30 April to 4 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 6 April to 10 April. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 15 April to 19 April, 29 April to 3 May, and 8 May to 12 May.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Balmain East Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Apr 04
    19.7 °C 26.1 °C
    7.0 mm
    Sunday
    Apr 05
    14.1 °C 25.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Apr 06
    14.6 °C 25.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Apr 07
    15.4 °C 21.9 °C
    4.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Apr 08
    15.9 °C 20 °C
    7.2 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Balmain East minimum temp history (33.8578°S, 151.1906°E, 22m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 26.1° 04/04/2020 Coldest this month 14.1° 05/04/2020
    Hottest on record 34.2 06/04/2016 Coldest on record 7.0 27/04/1864
    Hottest this year 41.3° 23/01/2020 Coldest this year 13.3° 15/03/2020
    Long term average 22.5° Long term average 14.7°
    Average this month 24.7° Average this month 17.2°
    Hottest April On Record Avg. max. temp. 25.6° 1922 Coldest April on record Avg. min. temp. 12.2° 1862
    Balmain East rainfall history (33.8578°S, 151.1906°E, 22m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 7.0mm 04/04/2020 Total This Month 22.6mm
    5.0 days
    Long Term Average 128.5mm 12.9 days Wettest April on record 622.1mm 1861
    Driest on record 1.4mm 1868
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Balmain East Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Apr 479.2mm 51.3 day(s)
    Total For 2020 696.0mm 57.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 374.2mm 44.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 176.0mm Feb10
    Lowest Temperature 13.3°C Mar15
    Highest Temperature 41.3°C Jan23
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Balmain East Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.0 25.8 24.8 22.5 19.5 17.0 16.4 17.9 20.1 22.2 23.7 25.2 21.7
    Mean Min (°C) 18.7 18.8 17.6 14.7 11.6 9.3 8.1 9.0 11.1 13.6 15.7 17.5 13.8
    Mean Rain (mm) 102.2 117.6 130.9 128.5 118.6 133.0 97.1 81.1 68.4 76.4 83.8 77.6 1215.0
    Mean Rain Days 12.2 12.5 13.7 12.9 13.1 12.7 11.3 10.4 10.6 11.6 11.7 11.5 143.1